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British Airways cancels flights to Cairo for 7 days; Lufthansa does the same, for 1 day

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo for 7 days; Lufthansa does the same, for 1 day

British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days “as a precaution to allow for further assessment.” The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.” “There’s a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation. Additional security measures are…MORE

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

While the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Saturday, Sotheby’s auctioned off three original NASA videotapes of the event for a whopping $1.82 million. That’s more than 8,000 times what then-NASA intern Gary George paid for them in a government surplus auction in 1976, the auction house said in a…MORE

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

A powerful derecho storm moved through the Upper Midwest on Friday night, gathering up 73 damaging wind reports, according to the National Weather Service, and the same area remained under threat of more severe weather Saturday. More than 100 damaging wind reports have already come in. The threat of large hail and isolated tornadoes will…MORE

Shane Lowry lights up Open with stunning charge

Shane Lowry lights up Open with stunning charge

The roars for Shane Lowry were just different. Deeper, more throaty, more heartfelt. With no Northern Irishman in contention, the Royal Portrush crowds have taken Ireland’s Lowry to heart and how it has inspired him. They roared and chanted and clapped and waved as he walked onto the 18th green Saturday, having left the field…MORE

How ‘Veronica Mars’ helps some sexual assault survivors heal

How ‘Veronica Mars’ helps some sexual assault survivors heal

“Veronica Mars,” the noir-style drama that starred Kristen Bell as a teen gumshoe known for her pithy one-liners and fearless investigation techniques, found a fan-base in the underappreciated or outsiders when it aired on UPN and then The CW in the mid-aughts — and has the potential to do the same now that those first…MORE

Megan Rapinoe calls Trump’s racist tweets ‘disgusting’

Megan Rapinoe calls Trump’s racist tweets ‘disgusting’

US Women’s National Soccer Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe has once again criticized President Donald Trump, calling his racist tweets about four Democratic congresswomen of color “disgusting.” “It’s disgusting, to be honest,” Rapinoe said Saturday on CNN’s “The Van Jones Show.” “To say it’s disappointing is … it doesn’t even come close.” Trump, in a recent…MORE

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